April 28, 2011 President Obama chose officials as part of his national security team who should be easily confirmed by the Senate. They also have a familiar, Bush-era feel.
Ryan Crocker, when he was ambassador to Iraq, in Baghdad on Nov. 5, 2008.
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April 27, 2011 Stories this morning also repeat what NPR reported earlier this month — that CIA Director Leon Panetta will be taking over at the Pentagon, while Gen. David Petraeus moves from the war in Afghanistan to the CIA.
Gen. David Petraeus.
April 4, 2011 Several sources, including government officials, say that when Defense Secretary Robert Gates steps down later this year it's possible that CIA Director Leon Panetta will move to the Pentagon. Then Petraeus might take over the CIA.
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